WSUS 3.0 and Wake-on-LAN

Discussion in 'Update Services' started by Olepadre, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. Olepadre

    Olepadre Guest

    Does WSUS 3.0 support wake-on-LAN feature to push updates out. If NIC is
    capable
     
    Olepadre, Oct 10, 2007
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  2. No. In fact, WSUS doesn't push updates at all, it just sits there and waits for
    clients to contact it.

    Harry.
     
    Harry Johnston [MVP], Oct 10, 2007
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  3. Olepadre

    Simon Gronow Guest

    You could run a cron job that does a WOL command from your server to start
    the workstations up.

    I have used this one before and works well.


    http://www.gknw.de/wol.html

    Rgds
    Simon.
     
    Simon Gronow, Oct 11, 2007
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